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Cryptos recovery still elusive as Dovish FOMC fuels Stock gains

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It was slim pickings for the Cryptos in the financial markets as the grind lower continued. With interest now diverted towards other digital assets like the tokenized securities, stable coins & cross border digital...
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Choosing High Quality Value Stocks that Outperform

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When it comes to investing, everyone loves to talk about glamorous stocks such as the FAANG stocks (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google). These are the stocks that get a lot of attention from investors...
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AI Startups + Fundraising = What Are The Metrics?

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What do I need to show in order to raise my next round? All entrepreneurs face that question at some point and it may be the single piece of advice they most ask. This...
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7 Use Cases for Blockchain-based Crowdfunding

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Startups from around the world have found crowdfunding to be an extremely viable alternative to traditional venture capital. To date, crowdfunding initiatives have raised $34 billion, which roughly added $65 billion to the global...
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Bitcoin is acting as the New hedge against the Global Liquidity Risk

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What a relentless recovery has the Crypto kingpin Bitcoin staged in the past 10 weeks or so as it finally broke the all-important $10K psychological level, last seen in Mar. 2018. Not only that,...
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Breaking down the Investing styles of four different Generations

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We live in interesting times - a crossroads where four generations make up the changing demographics of the evolving global economy. This has not only given rise to the new tech- enabled model of...
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Why Japan has Changed its Mind on Responsible Investment

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Selected by the UK’s Department of International Trade to take part in their FinTech Trade Mission to Tokyo, I have just returned from the FinTech Summit (“FinSum”) in Tokyo which took place last week....
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Market evaluation of Bitcoin mini crash, Stocks slump & Pound’s woes

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It was all about Volatility this week in the financial markets of the World - Cryptos, Stocks & Forex. We saw some wild moves, some trend changes & some newsmakers. Bitcoin finally caved into...
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What is a Target Date Fund & should you consider it for retirement?

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Retirement planning is one of the key aspects of the Personal financial management which a lot of us conveniently procrastinate about & forget to realize its importance until it is too late. The statistics...
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Did Crypto Whales kickstart the recent rally?

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We have recently seen some huge gains in the Crypto assets after a long period of lull. I have already discussed this in my other piece on some of the factors that might have...
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Trading Idea of the Week: The Carry Trade (Part 1 of 2)

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As traders and investors, we know that certain events trigger market-wide volatility much more than others. Interest rate decisions by countries fall into this category, simply due to the enormity of the implications behind...
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4 Charts showing ‘Big Money’ accumulation in Bitcoin

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Bitcoin has touched $9K so far this year - price levels not seen since July 2018. The crossing of the psychological level of $10K is still a level that needs to penetrated convincingly to...
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How Crypto Businesses Can Have Positive Relationships with Regulators

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With more regulators circling the crypto-industry, learn how you can develop long-lasting relationships with them to minimise disruptions. Regulators are still trying to clamp down on unregulated methods of funding like Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs),...
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It’s not just the Crypto Winter anymore…

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Things in Cryptocurrencies are as chilly right now as the winter gets up here in Canada. But here's the thing... the carnage that started in the digital coins has now spread over to other...
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Should I Raise More? 5 Principles For Entrepreneurs

Many things about startups are about power laws -- fundraising included. The best companies do attract disproportionate attention and the entrepreneurs are faced with the choice, if not pressure, of raising more. Below are...
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How Long Can the U.S. Bull Market Last?

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The U.S. economy is currently in the tenth year of its expansion and investors and policymakers alike are wondering what will trigger the next recession. Despite the U.S. stock market is overvalued with a...
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Crypto Investors Alert: Tokenized Stocks, Bakkt’s Asian competitor & Japan’s ETF

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Despite the massive price declines in the Cryptos for the past 12 months the institutional interest has continued to grow at a rapid pace evident from the rapid innovations that we have seen in...
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What is Shrinkflation & its economic impact

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Most of us are familiar with the concept of inflation - it is a quantitative measure of the increase in the price of a basket of goods in a given economy. Inflation is measured...
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Anti-Money Laundering Regulations — is your crypto-business safe and compliant?

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With cryptocurrency giving criminals a new way of money laundering, it’s important that you safeguard your business and stay compliant. Here’s everything you need to know. The birth of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies has opened up...
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How Big Data is Disrupting the Financial Industry

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The financial industry is experiencing a technological transformation like it has not seen since the emergence of the Internet. Mobile banking and payments, instant peer-to-peer money transfers via SMS, online peer-to-peer lending, robo-advice, AI-driven...